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CNN
Dec 2, 2011 3:00pm PST
campaign has is they still think it can be played national l lynationally, in texas. >> when you watch governor perry and he's stumbled himself into a tough box. you think what? >> beyond a texan, i'm a texas aggie graduate, i say, rick, take the aggie ring off. maybe it's the orange tie t long horn thing. this is what happens also, i believe, when you get in the case because so many other folks were pushing you and you got in so late. remember, we talked about this with wolf blitzer. i said this is like the nfl draft. you can go number one in the draft. when you put the pads on, it's a whole dimpblt ball game. he's literally turning into the rye leaf and jamarcus russell. great on paper but one of the worst busts possible. it's unbelievable for someone with this much experience to be the governor of texas and then run this bad of a campaign, he might be last man standing. newt is getting arrogant with his comments. he might still be around. but he has to dominate every debate between now and iowa. >> you have a grass roots network. do you hear a lot of perry? >> texas alone we have 22
CNN
Dec 16, 2011 6:00pm EST
short time ago, texas governor rick perry campaigned right here at the copper cup cafe. here today i got a first-hand taste of the split among evangelical voters. that was a subplot in this year's iowa campaign and a major obstacle to perry's comeback hopes. another obstacle is the other texan in the race, listen here, governor perry knows it. >> dr. paul is wrong on this issue. you can't make nice with -- >> in a moment, my exclusive one-on-one with governor perry. but first, other major news today, including this. sickening, sickening, no other way to describe it. penn state football coach mike mcqueary entered court today and said he believes he saw coach jerry sandusky molesting a boy in the showers. susan candiotti was in the courtroom and some of the testimony in her report here is quite graphic. >> reporter: it was his moment, mike mcqueary walked into court, took a deep breath and became the prosecution's star witness. he methodically described what he called a horrifying alleged 2002 sexual assault between jerry sandusky and a young boy in a penn state locker room. >> when i
CNN
Dec 29, 2011 6:00pm EST
the latest news you need to know right now. lisa. >>> hi, candy. please in grapevine, texas, a killer called 911 to report he was shooting people. authorities say they didn't understand his words at first. the man dressed in a santa shoot shot and killed six members of his family and killed himself on christmas morning. a quick warning before we play the newly released 911 recording it's both difficult to understand and disturbing to hear. >> hello, grapevine 911. do you need help? are you sick? what was that? do you need an ambulance or police? hello? >>> in other news, you may remember the 2008 crash when a marine jet plunged into a house in san diego. the pilot ejected safely, but the crash killed two women and two children in the home. now the judge just ordered the government to pay nearly $18 million to man who lost his family. he says he harbors no ill will to the marine corps or the pilot who he said did all they could. >>> finally here's a story you can sink your teeth into if you're in japan. wendies at a japanese company just announced a joint venture to open about 100 rest
CNN
Dec 27, 2011 6:00pm EST
defend his campaign's negative ads. >>> also -- gingrich says he won't vote for ron paul if the texas congressman wins the republican nomination. >>> plus -- a frightening day at country's biggest shopping mall and nothing to keep from happening the a mall near you. >>> first in iowa, the skating criticism newt gingrich levelled at two of his republican opponents, mitt romney and ron paul. just a short time ago wolf blitzer asked gingrich about the barrage of attack ads both romney and paul are running in iowa. republican voters caucus exactly one week from tonight. listen to some of what newt gingrich had to say about mitt romney. >> mitt romney made fun of you today. i don't know if you heard. >> no. >> about the virginia snafu and all of that. i'll play the clip, watch this. >> okay. >> you know, i -- i think you compare that to pearl harbor. i think it's more like lucille ball at the chocolate factory. so i mean, you've got to get it organized. >> he was referring to a statement that your campaign manager said this was like pearl harbor. you've learned from it and it's not going t
CNN
Dec 26, 2011 6:00pm EST
, for one thing they seem to contradict the story on gingrich's own website. >>> in texas, a man in a santa claus suit guns down a family. we have horrifying new details from the murder-suicide investigation. >>> and you simply won't believe what the tsa airport screeners confiscated this time because they thought it was a security risk. >>> but first, with eight days to go until the iowa caucuses, it's a virtual dead heat and that ee's bad news for the previously soaring newt gingrich. some are wondering if ron paul might actually take the hawkeye state. hi, joe, so just how close is it now? >> well, you said it, it's very close, a statistical dead heat among the top three presidential contenders right now. the des moines register said it all this morning asking the question, could ron paul win? which would be quite a surprise for a lot of people here, so ron paul 21%, followed by mitt romney at 20%. gingrich at 19%. ron paul, what's happening with him? very good organization in the state of iowa, there's some people also suggesting that because he's kind of flown under the radar f
CNN
Dec 13, 2011 3:00pm PST
views are progressive. >> here in iowa the texas governor rick perry has a new ad touting his role as a washington outsider. >> washington is the capital political correctness, truth is frowned upon. you can't say that congressmen becoming lobbyistses a form of legal corruption or we give aid money to countries who oppose america. >> recent polls show governor perry is moving up a bit. one person not coming to iowa now, donald trump, who pulled out of the news max debate scheduled for december 27th, he was to moderate. the decision comes after most candidates say they weren't coming either. the current occupant of the oval office also running and running hard, something he appears to be taking quite seriously. listen. >> we're going to have to fight for it. it's not a slam dunk. we're going to have to deliver this message effectively all across the country and at a time when people have been battered by the worst financial crisis since the great depression and the worst economic crisis since the 1930s. it's understandable if people aren't feeling as chipper as they were back in 2008. >>
CNN
Dec 20, 2011 3:00pm PST
, the one we can trust. the one who will restore america now. >> so is ron paul the one? texas congressman, presidential hopeful, join me from hampton, new hampshire. gds to s good to see you. the establishment in washington and the republican establishment in iowa has a case of the jitters now. i was in iowa last week. some people think you have the possibility to win that state, if not they expect you to be strong, in the top two or three. listen to this, the torpedos are now in the water for paul. one of them is labeled a paul win hurts the iowa caucuses. i've heard similar worries from gop leaders in iowa, who fear paul's crazy train will haul the caucuses out of the political fringes and derail forever, stranding iowa's coveted stat tus. why are they so worried about you? >> it's sort of entertaining. so much for democracy. as long as democracy goes they're way, it's okay. few if you get enough support from the people, you win election, it doesn't mean anything, so i think they see me as a challenge for the status quo, you know. there's a lot of people i challenge, everybo
CNN
Dec 14, 2011 3:00pm PST
, there's a buzz about perhaps an uptick for the texas governor, rick perry. he launched a 42-city bus tour across iowa. governor perry's message he's the washington outsider who will change the way business is done, especially on capitol hill. >> i think it's time to send them home, cut their pay in half, cut their staffs in half. you want to overhaul washington, d.c., that's one of the ways to do it. >> back in washington, late today, news of a major concession from senate democrats who say they will now drop their push for a tax on those making over $1 million. that was part of the democratic proposal to pay for extending the payroll tax cut. in a -- this news, a testy exchange on the floor of the senate earlier today -- >> republican leaders already spent weeks drumming up tea party support for legislation they knew was dead on arrival in the senate. now it's time to get this vote over with, so real negotiations can begin to run a tax increase on 160 million middle class americans. >> it made no attempt to produce a bill that can pass the senate. it is their responsibility and the major
CNN
Dec 23, 2011 6:00pm EST
look at this. el paso, texas, had blowing snow, icy roads this morning. snow and ice closed parts of 10 and 25 across new mexico. on the other hand, parts of the country where traveling is usual brutal this time of year, things aren't so bad. chad myers has the getaway forecast. where do you need to get away from, chad? >> need to get away from parts of new mexico, john. finally, though, in the past hour, i-40 has opened back up through new mexico and i-10. i can't tell you the last time i've ever heard of i-10 being closed because of snow. i-10, this is mexico. this is southern new mexico and arizona right here in el paso. you showed the pictures earlier. that's where the trouble was this morning. i-25 is still shut down for another couple of hours till they get the plows out. where is it going to be a white christmas? not very many spots. you have to go to the mountains, be up here. if you're going to be skiing in the cascades, good stuff, good snow. the sierra going okay. but colorado and utah, really good snow. even the ski resorts in arizona. it's green in michigan. maybe a l
CNN
Dec 9, 2011 3:00pm PST
religious faith hadn't got in the way of texas from the standpoint of making us the most economically powerful state in the nation. >> let's come back to washington now. take a look at this. >> house will be in order and the chair lays before the house communication from the speaker. >> that's the house gaveling in for the start of the business day. their business day, lasted two minutes. that's right. how long was your workday? two minute. the senate wasn't even in session today. is it an early christmas in washington? the democratic leader of the house nancy pelosi and other house democrats are accusing republicans of that, setting the stage for a showdown over the extension of a payroll tax cut. >> we are working to make sure that we can honor the budget requirement that we have legislation before the end of the year. we're past the fiscal year, but before the end of the calendar year, before we can leave for christmas. we can't leave for the holidays without finishing that work. and we can't leave for the holidays without passing a payroll tax cut for the middle class
CNN
Dec 28, 2011 3:00pm PST
saying he won't vote for ron paul if the texas congressman becomes the republican party's nominee. so what does mitt romney think? wolf blitzer asked him about paul's insurgent candidacy during today's cnn interview. >> if ron paul were to be the republican nominee, it's a big if, let's say he wins the republican nomination, could you vote for him? >> you know, i've already crossed that river, if you will, by saying on the stage a number of times, as believe speaker gingrich has, all of the people on the stage would be superior to the president we have. >> you would vote for someone that says if iran had a nuclear bomb it wouldn't represent a threat to snrl. >> i don't a degree with a lot of things that ron paul says but i would vehemently oppose many of his initiatives and i believe we would be able to move him in a direction that's more productive. i can tell you that this president, if my view, is taking america in the wrong direction, in iran, in israel, and with regards to our policies internationally and here at home. >> you think ron paul would be a better president than barack
CNN
Dec 30, 2011 6:00pm EST
, romney's chief rival in the state is leaving the state and going back to texas to spend new year's eve with his wife and family. michele bachmann, a former campaign manager, ed rollins, tell me via e-mail today, that michele bachmann has basically been laying off of mitt romney in the hopes of being his vice presidential running mate. no surprise romney on the campaign earlier with chris christie going after president obama, comparing him, as you said, to french royalty. >> the other day president obama said that you know it could be worse. that was his line it could be worse. can you imagine hearing that from a pessimistic president? it could be worse. that goes down with marie antoinette, let them eat cake. he's in hawaii. we're in the cold and the rain and the wind because we care about america. he finished his 90th round of golf. >> now, romney will be back in the states this weekend. he'll be continuing to campaign, heading into the iowa caucuses tuesday. but candy, another sign of mitt romney's confidence. he has an op-ed featured in the state newspaper. that's in south carol
CNN
Dec 8, 2011 3:00pm PST
wealth of nations and idea of creating jobs. >> texas governor rick perry was in south carolina today. mount pleasant to be exact. his focus on military issues and social conservatives. >> i think it's important for americans of faith to be engaged in the public arena. the first amendment says we're going to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. >> in iowa, a major investment by supporters of mitt romney, a so-called super pack launched a new tv ad in iowa today and cnn is told the spending will surface $2 million. >> how many jobs did barack obama create as a community organizer? as a law professor? maybe now you see the problem. mitt romney turned around dozens of american companies and helped create thousands of jobs. >> back here in washington, congressional republicans grilled eric holder today threatening impeachment and accusing him of withholding information on fast and furious. the failed mission was supposed to track guns going across the border into mexico and into the hands of mexican drug cartels instead some of the guns used in crimes including against u.s
CNN
Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm EST
% gingrich, 22%, romney, and 9% for the texas governor rick perry. it is crystal clear congressman paul views gingrich, not romney, as the man to beat. >> if you want to put people in jail look at politicians who created the environment, the politicians who brought -- >> newt gingrich on the defense, taking $1.5 million. >> after he left congress, freddie mac paid gingrich $1.6 million. >> 1.6 million, some before the housing market collapsed. >> everything that gingrich railed against when he was in the house he went the other way when he got paid to go the other way. >> he's demonstrating to be the very essence of the washington insiders. >> it's about serial hypocrisy. >> after months of ignoring others to savage romney, team obama opened to taking aim at gingrich. >> he's running an ad in iowa starting today that talks about he's going to bring the country together to solve problems. i don't think there's any single person in this country who did more to create the discord in washington that we see today than newt gingrich. he's really the godfather of gridlock. >> cnn contributor m
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